ABOUT THE EVENT
TRIATHLON: Swim is in the Columbia River; water temperature is 65-70 F. Wetsuits are permitted. Bike course has gentle hills. Run course is level along the Columbia River.
DUATHLON: The Duathlon is a Bike/Run format and follows the same course as the Olympic Triathlon (50K Bike, 10K Run). Duathletes will start in pairs in time trial fashon AFTER the first Olympic Triathlete mounts their bike.
TEAMS: OLYMPIC DUATHLON & OLYMPIC TRIATHLON TEAMS. Olympic Triathlon teams may be comprised of two or three team members. Team swimmers will begin with the Olympic individual wave.
WHEN & WHERE:
When: Saturday, September 9, 2017
Location: Riverfront Park Rd, The Dalles Oregon 97058
Olympic Triathlon starts at 9:00am
Olympic Triathlon Teams start at 9:00am
Olympic Duathlon starts at approximately 9:20am
Sprint Triathlon starts at 9:30am
START & FINISH LOCATION:
Start and finish are at Riverfront Park.
$65 [Postmarked or rec’d by Aug 13]
$75 [Postmarked or rec’d between Aug 14 and Sept 3]
$90 [Postmarked or rec’d between Sept 4 thru day of race]
TEAM PARTICIPANTS (per person)
$35 [Postmarked or rec’d by Aug 13]
$45 [Postmarked or rec’d between Aug 14 and Sept 3]
$55 [Postmarked or rec’d between Sept 4 thru day of race]
*NOTE: T-shirts guaranteed to participants who register on or before August 14th. Shirt sizes and quantities will be limited after August 14th.
TO DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM: CLICK HERE
Pre-Race Packet Pick-up/Registration
Packet can be picked up at the race site on Friday evening from 5-7pm and on race morning beginning at 7am.
PLEASE NOTE: T-shirts guaranteed to participants who register on or before August 14th. Shirt sizes and quantities will be limited after August 14th.
Sprint Triathlon: 0.5K swim, 25K bike, 5K run
Olympic Triathlon: 1K swim, 50K bike, 10K run
Olympic Duathlon: 50K bike, 10K run
SWIM – triangle shaped course in the Columbia River SWIM CAPS ARE REQUIRED – will be provided for participants
BIKE – HELMETS ARE REQUIRED
Sprint Course: Leaving Riverfront Park cross overpass > Left on Hwy 30 stay left > Pass Big Jim’s Drive In and Wheatacres > Turn around at Lower 8 Mile (watch for signs)
Olympic Course:Leaving Riverfront Park cross overpass > Left on Hwy 30 stay left > Pass Big Jim’s Drive In and Wheatacres > Follow Lower 8 mile (keep right) > To Emerson Loop counter clockwise back to Lower 8 mile and back to Riverfront Park
BIKE COURSE MAP: CLICK HERE
RUN – The out and back course follows the paved bike/walking trail west from Riverfront Park transition area. The Olympic course (10k run) is changed past the Sprint Course turn around, to follow new sections of the paved trail that is closer to the river. Restrooms are available at the 10K turn around.
RUN COURSE MAP: CLICK HERE
All competitors will receive a Timing Chip in their race packet. You must wear the Chip on your shoe (per the instructions on the packet) if you want to receive your race time. Any participant who does not wear the Chip on their running shoe will not receive a finish result. Also, the Chip must be returned at the conclusion of the event or pay a $30.00 replacement fee (see Waiver). If you do not wish to be timed, feel free to give the Chip back to the volunteer when picking up your packet.
Unofficial race results will be posted at the finish line as the race is in progress. Official race results will be posted at www.racecenter.com within 48 hours of the race.
Awards will be presented, at the conclusion of the race, to the Overall Male and Female finishers, the top Master Male and Female finishers.
AGE DIVISIONS (Triathlon)
Individuals: 12 years & under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over.
AGE DIVISIONS (Duathlon)
Individuals: 15 years & under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 & over.
DIVISIONS (Triathlon Teams)
All Male, All Female or Mixed
DIRECTIONS TO RACE SITE AND PARKING
Riverfront Park is located just off Exit 85 from I-84
LODGING: Shilo Inn is located just east of the race site (Exit 86). Call 1-541-298-5502 or 1-866-599-6674 for reservations.
PARKING ISSUE: PLEASE CARPOOL TO THE EVENT SITE IF YOU PLAN TO LEAVE BEFORE NOON.
Parking is extremely limited at the Boat Marina (to the West of the Event Site).
Park at Riverfront Park only if you plan to stay until approximately noon. Vehicle access in or out of the park is eliminated during the swim and bike portion of the event.
Once Race Preparation starts at 8:30, cars will not be allowed in or out until the last bike rider is in – generally 11:45 – Noon.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Phone: (541) 296-9533